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A study day for midwives

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

new babyIssues in contemporary midwifery - a study day for midwives

Date: Wednesday 13th June 2012
Venue: No. 4 Hamilton Place, London, W1J 7BQ (close to Hyde Park Corner)
Time: 9.30am-4pm
Price: £30 per delegate

This event is accredited by the Royal College of Nursing Accreditation Unit

Featuring leading experts:

Gill Perks - Midwifery Matron Medway NHS Trust, Director Gentle Childbirth Ltd

Gill Perks practices in a stand alone Birth Centre in Canterbury, Kent, where she is lead midwife for antenatal education. Gill specialises in teaching and influencing antenatal education having devised her own programme and also offers private classes through her company ‘GentleBirth’. Gill provides midwifery consultancy to Arup, is a sessional lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University and provides training and workshops for midwives interested in teaching Active Birth.

Jane Herve (Chairperson) - Head of Midwifery Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust

Jane has been a midwife for 30 years and has been a Head of Midwifery in three organisations in the UK for nearly 14 years. Jane’s interests include: providing excellence in maternity services for women and their families, supporting midwives to provide good quality care, challenging the status quo, teaching midwifery in Ethiopia to both midwives and Health Extension Workers as part of a charity.

Zelda Wilson - Dietitian and Director of Leading Edge Training and Coaching

Zelda is a Master Practitioner in Humanistic Neuro-linguistic psychology and her work for many large organisations has taken her around the world. Zelda’s communication style is described by Dr Miriam Stoppard as “lucid, cogent and persuasive”, and her clients have included LA Fitness and the NHS.

Astrid Osbourne - Consultant Midwife & Supervisor of Midwives UCLH

Astrid became a midwife in 1975 after completing general nurse training in 1973. She has worked in all areas of care including almost 20yrs in the community. She has worked as Consultant Midwife and Head of Service since then. Now semi retired, Astrid works as a Consultant Midwife at UCLH. In May 2011 she received the BJM Life time achievement award.


9.00-9.30 – Registration/Coffee
9.30-10.30 – Gill Perks - Birth and Midwifery - choices and challenges in a changing climate
10.30-11.30 – A leading breastfeeding expert - Breastfeeding; the closest ever...it’s the real thing
11.30-11.45 - Break
11.45-12.45 - Jane Herve - Fetal monitoring - how where and when?
12.45-1.30 – Lunch
1.30-2.30 – Zelda Wilson - How to communicate to motivate
2.30-2.45 – Break
2.45-3.45 – Astrid Osbourne - Fear of childbirth
3.45 – Chairperson closes the meeting

This study day is open to all midwives, and healthcare professionals with an interest in topics relating to midwifery.

Tickets cost £30 (including VAT) per person.

Pay by cheque:
To register for this event, please send a cheque for £30 per person payable to 'HiPP UK Ltd' to HiPP HCP Study Day, 165 Main Street, Greenham Business Park, Newbury, Berks, RG19 6HN. Please remember to include the following information with your payment:

  • Your Name
  • Job Title
  • Address
  • Email address (required - e-tickets will be issued)
  • Any dietary requirements

Pay online:
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Any questions, email us at hcps@hipp.co.uk

Please note - tickets are limited. Deadline for all registrations is Wednesday 6th June or until all tickets are sold.